Endless Data Loss

Michael Sierchio kudzu at tenebras.com
Sun Jul 26 22:34:11 UTC 2015

On Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 5:01 PM, Julien Cigar <jcigar at ulb.ac.be> wrote:

On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 06:30:38PM +0200, CeDeROM wrote:

> > UFS2 SU+J has failed me several times as well. I also ocassionaly
> > experienced root filesystem corruption that prevented valid boot. Even
> on a
> > fresh install and new hardware I consider UFS2 SU+J unreliable.. I am not
> > sure why this got into production :-(
> Same here.. (on 10.1-RELEASE)
> I turned off soft updates journaling on all my machines since the day
> one of my file system (on a production machine) was corrupted.

This has been my experience as well. SU+J also breaks filesystem snapshots,
which are incredibly useful for dump, tarsnap, etc.

 - M

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